Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Pentecost Just Passed and I’m Burning to Death: Is It Possible To Do Purgatory On Earth?

Have you ever had a magnanimous moment where you begged for the fire of God’s love to consume you, only to find in short order that it’s burning the hell out of you? Literally. Somehow, I’m always surprised when I … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps to Being a Spiritual Writer

  Step Three – Made a decision to turn our writing and our writing career over to the care of God After we have learned to turn our writing over to God, we feel a sense of peace and contentment. … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: May 22, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Proverbs 8:22-31 Yahweh created me, first-fruits of his fashioning, before the oldest of his works. From everlasting, I was firmly … Continue reading

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CWG Book Blast, “End of the Road: A Black Horse Campground Mystery (Book 1),” by Amy M. Bennett

This month, the Catholic Writers’ Guild is touring Guildie AMY M. BENNETT’S book, End of the Road: A Black Horse Campground Mystery (Book 1),  It is a Catholic Writer’s Guild Seal of Approval winner. Teaser: Murder and mayhem in a … Continue reading

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Three Sides

I  must admit I lament the way many of my Catholic brothers and sisters lack knowledge of the scriptures.  I sometimes hear crazy stuff that defames the Old Testament, the discipline of memorizing scripture or even the idea of having … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: May 15, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. John 20:19-23 In the evening of that same day, the first day of the week, the doors were closed in … Continue reading

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Surviving High School, by Lele Pons with Melissa de la Cruz

Social media has become the message in several recent fictional works. The plot of Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, for instance, recounts the development of a commercially successful blogger, with some chapters take the form of blog posts. Surviving High School traces … Continue reading

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Pentecost People

Before Pentecost, the disciples were fearful orphans subject to their whims of the moment. Sad and grieving without Jesus, they lacked self-direction and self-motivating guidance. He was their protector who promised to stay with them always. Then the mighty rushing … Continue reading

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CWG Prayer Chain Post: May 8, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20 Look, I am coming soon, and my reward is with me, to repay everyone as their … Continue reading

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Sweet Spring – Sweet Poetry

  As usual we give our thanks to Katie O’Neil for her constant supply of excellent poetry and insightful commentary. Poetry and Spring seem to go together!  KC     Spring is a hard season to fully embrace, since it … Continue reading

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